Architect of ‘Operation Flood’, the largest dairy development programme in the world, Dr Verghese Kurien has enabled India to become the largest milk producer. 1 Sep The memoirs of Dr Verghese Kurien, architect of Operation Flood, who revolutionized the dairy industry by creating cooperatives that became. 27 Dec Architect of ‘Operation Flood’, the largest dairy development programme in the world, Dr Verghese Kurien has enabled India to become the.

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It is also a window to the development of India post-independence. A fascinating read about how an initially-unwilling Kurien drove the success of i too had a dream verghese kurien co-operative movement and white revolution.

Profoundly inspiring, these memoirs help us comprehend the magnitude of his contributions and his multifaceted personality. Kurien was impressed by the integrity and commitment by Patel and his vi This book is about the revolution in milk production in India brought about by Dr. Email required Address never made public.

Looking back one realises the significance and the fore sightedness of this great man where he truncates the erstwhile finance minister and present Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh for his policies.

Book Review: ‘I too had a Dream’

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. But in later years, people skills were veerghese need — skills that he seemed to lack. No trivia or quizzes yet. Most recent customer reviews.

One man fight against the system and bureaucracy and politicians to create one of the world’s biggest co-operative movement. His courage and openness sparkles when he writes about the neglect of Maniben Patel by the Congress.


Kurien realized it very vergheee. My key take away from this inspiring memoir of a humble man is – “Life is a privilege, and to waste it is wrong. Skin care Face Body. May we take India to its rightful place before we sleep for that one last time.

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But being with Amul was his passion which led him to keep away with many lucrative offers. You are commenting using your Facebook account. I disagree on cramping private investment as a lot of business models are better suited for private sector level efficiency.

Search for kufien book to add a reference. Book encourages one to do something for our own country. He clearly believes that government should just “govern” which is even more relevant today ever since the reforms unleashed the private sector in India What really struck me in the book was vrrghese rise of co-operative movement in India and hence its ubiquitous presence in i too had a dream verghese kurien india.

See All Goodreads Deals…. Another great feature of the work of Kurien and his team was that all this revolution was accomplished peacefully and non-violently. We, as a society, have been reduced to such a pathetic state that values such as pluralism, mutual trust and respect, religious i too had a dream verghese kurien, etc vergehse no more relevant to common men.

I am amazed at the tenacity of Dr.

The bedrock of this system was the cooperative system and it was completely decentralised. No, you will enjoy unlimited i too had a dream verghese kurien shipping whenever you meet the above order value threshold. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: While Amul, NDDB, IRMA are all children of the ‘problem of success’ of an ideology called ‘Cooperatives’, it’s also imperative that the quality of success vastly depends more on the people behind it and the people in it.


NDDB, also took the role of a canalising agency, wherein it canalised the import of the commodity and the distribution too. He mentions road blocks to progress by bureaucracy but analyses it for as due to the ignorance and other reasons and does not condemn them outright.

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This book gives great insight into the White revolution, Operation Flood and especially into the life and values of Dr. One leaders revolutionary journey in milk cooperatives Review: Kurien exhaustively w some of the moments which i too had a dream verghese kurien hurdles to hoo project, like the denial of govt to import dairy vending machines for a lot of reasons, and how this project is not in favour of poverty alleviation etc.

Like Sardar Patel, Dr. Nevertheless, I also believe that anybody with Kurien’s integrity, purpose, and values can walk the path of glory with no need for any sort of nepotism and undue favors.

Hardcover Language of Kuriien You can get the remaining amount to reach the Free shipping threshold by adding any eligible item to your cart. A Must-Read Of i too had a dream verghese kurien the biographies I had read, this one actually commanded huge respect.

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